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Nobel Prize In Economics Goes To MIT And Harvard Professors For Work Involving Workforce Analytics

October 11, 2016
By Greta

Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmström will share this year’s award for their contributions to contract theory. “This year’s laureates have developed contract theory, a comprehensive framework for analyzing many diverse issues in contractual design, like performance-based pay for top executives, deductibles and co-pays in insurance, and the privatization of public-sector activities,” the jury said on […]

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Greta Roberts, Talent Analytics Corp, to Instruct Predictive HR and Workforce Analytics Course

October 6, 2016
By Greta

Predictive HR and Workforce Analytics Course at UCI Division of Continuing Education This online course will contain topics such as how HR professionals can: Build business support for these efforts Ensure they return value to the entire organization Scope and frame projects appropriately Develop a plan for successful deployment, and Communicate outcomes to the business. […]

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Fast Data and a Little Bit of Robot Rock, Paper, Scissors Fun at Strata Hadoop

October 4, 2016
By Greta

Fast Data and a Little Bit of Robot Rock, Paper, Scissors Fun at Strata Hadoop Carla Gentry, Data Scientist, Talent Analytics, Corp.   Strata Hadoop NYC 2016, is one of the largest gatherings of big data, machine learning and AI enthusiast I’ve ever been a part of. If the convention had happened 20 years ago […]

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Can Pre-hire Talent Assessments Be a Part of a Predictive Talent Acquisition Strategy?

July 19, 2016
By Greta

Over the past 30+ years, businesses have spent billions on talent assessments. Many of these are now being used to understand job candidates. Increasingly, businesses are asking how (or if) a predictive talent acquisition strategy can include the use of pre-hire assessments? As costs of failed new hires continue to rise, recruiters and hiring managers […]

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SHRM Foundation Publishes Executive Roundtable Discussion: Using Workforce Analytics for Competitive Advantage

July 13, 2016
By Greta

Includes Input from Talent Analytics CEO Greta Roberts HR’s interest in predictive analytics is higher than ever. To help, SHRM and The SHRM Foundation are bringing together predictive and analytics leaders from Eli Lilly, Wendy’s, Wharton, Accenture, Mercer, Johnson & Johnson, Talent Analytics, Corp., IBM, Equinix, and more  to discuss and document relevant workforce analytics topics. […]

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What is HR’s Best Predictive Project?

May 2, 2016
By Greta

Talent Analytics CEO Greta Roberts explains why candidate pre-screening is the best predictive project for HR.

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Model Your Workforce with Predictive Job Maps

March 17, 2016
By Greta

Data Informed Editor, Scott Etkin, interviews Pasha Roberts, Chief Scientist at Talent Analytics, about how predictive analytics have a major impact on job maps & succession planning. Data Informed: What kinds of data make up a predictive job map? Pasha Roberts: Each node in the map is a role, for example, “Underwriter I” or “Inside […]

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Who Should Care About Predictive Workforce Analytics and Why?

March 10, 2016
By Greta

In this Podcast, APQC’s Elissa Tucker interviews Talent Analytics, Corp. CEO Greta Roberts – asking “are workforce challenges the responsibility of HR?” Listen to the short podcast.  

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Google’s 4 Rules for Hiring the Best Employees… Really?

February 22, 2016
By Greta

Google’s HR boss explains the company’s 4 rules for hiring the best employees – Talent Analytics’ CEO Greta Roberts responds . . .

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Employee Engagement – a Tricky Metric for Predictive Analytics

February 9, 2016
By Greta

Greta Roberts, CEO, Talent Analytics, Corp. Chair, Predictive Analytics World for Workforce Our work focuses on using predictive analytics to decrease employee turnover or increase employee performance. We work with our customers to define the problem to solve, and then together identify useful data inputs to include in predictive model development. How Valuable is Employee […]

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